Judges 6:11

“And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the Abiezrite: and his son Gideon threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there came an Angel of the Lord, and sate vnder an Oake which was in Ophrah, that pertained vnto Ioash the Abi-Ezrite: and his sonne Gideon threshed wheat by the winepresse, to hide it from the Midianites.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the angel of the LORD came and sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite as his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the wine press in order to save {it} from the Midianites.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel of Jehovah came, and sat under the oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the Abiezrite: and his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the angel of the Lord came and took his seat under the oak-tree in Ophrah, in the field of Joash the Abiezrite; and his son Gideon was crushing grain in the place where the grapes were crushed, so that the Midianites might not see it.
- Basic English Bible

And an angel of Jehovah came and sat under the terebinth that was in Ophrah, that [belonged] to Joash the Abi-ezrite. And his son Gideon threshed wheat in the winepress, to secure [it] from the Midianites.
- Darby Bible

And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained to Joash the Abi-ezrite: and his son Gideon thrashed wheat by the wine-press, to hide it from the Midianites.
- Webster's Bible

The angel of Yahweh came, and sat under the oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained to Joash the Abiezrite: and his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.
- World English Bible

And the messenger of Jehovah cometh and sitteth under the oak which [is] in Ophrah, which [is] to Joash the Abi-Ezrite, and Gideon his son is beating out wheat in the wine-press, to remove [it] from the presence of the Midianites;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the angel of the LORD came, and sat under the terebinth which was in Ophrah, that belonged unto Joash the Abiezrite; and his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 6:11


6:11 In Ophrah - In Manasseh: there was another Ophrah in Benjamin, #Josh 18:23|. The Abi - ezrite - Of the posterity of Abiezer. Threshed - Not with oxen, as the manner was, #Deut 25:4|, but with a staff to prevent discovery. Wine - press - In the place where the wine - press stood, not in the common floor.


Discussion for Judges 6:11

  • I have always like the book of Judges, but I have never gotten as much involved as I have now, since reading the prophet Gideon. Since I have started to read and has gotten the knowledge that I am getting, I will continue reading.

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